Food Processor-palooza

There are two things I cannot live without in my kitchen: My food processor and my Bread Maker.  *Sigh*Because my love for these two items is so rich, I will split up my blog post into two so they each get their due attention.  My food processor is one of the first things I bought…

Spartan Clean Cooking Contest!

ANNOUNCING: First-Ever Spartan Nation Recipe Contest Many of you know I blog for Spartan Race about food and other special interest topics.  Spartan has been committed to proving not only training but nutritional information for their athletes and now they letting me create a cookbook, and I need YOUR help! The cookbook is dedicated to the Spartan…

Pittsfield Inspired Matt Baatz Sweet and Spicy Salsa

While in Pittsfield, VT I got to meet and hang out with Matt Baatz.  Matt is a wonderful person and I literally drug him with me EVERYWHERE while I was in town.  He is Jason Jaksetic’s roommate and he truly made my visit fun and memorable.  Resident tour guide and all around nice guy, Matt…

Floridian Inspiration

I am going to take a brief respite from the Pittsfield recipe series to call attention to the amazing dinner we cooked up tonight in Siesta Key, Florida.  I have been on VACATION and clean cooking comes with me.  It’s an annual event for my girls and I to trek down here for sun, sand,…

Barn Beast Breakfast Burrito

While doing the 100 mile Snow Shoe race in Pittsfield, VT the infamous Barn Beast aka Jason Jaksetic requested breakfast burritos around mile 74. An admitted burrito lover, it was obvious that I had to come up with a recipe in honor of his amazing accomplishment of completing the 100 miles and a burrito recipe…

Pittsfield Recipe Bonanza!

Pittsfield Recipe Bonanza!As many of you know, I recently spent a few days in Pittsfield, VT assisting with the 100 mile, marathon, half marathon, and 10K snow shoe races and Winter Death Race put on by Peak Races. The experience was amazing and it inspired so many recipes, I have to devote a series of…

Bahama Mama Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

The best thing about blogging about food is when my awesome family and friends send me their favorite clean recipes to try!   This one caught my eye immediately and I had to share! Inspired by the islands and in anticipation for an upcoming vacation to Florida, I can’t wait to try this one out!  First of all,  I love…

Oatmeal on the Go!

Never Late, Without a Plate Oatmeal Cookies With all the cooking I do, I feel like my arms are constantly submerged in a sink full of bubbles or emptying my dishwasher. In the mornings, trying to get two girls out the door, I often find myself eating breakfast on the go and one of my…

Casey’s No Pain Novocain Chicken Chili

Ah…. nothing is better on a cold winter afternoon than a hot bowl of steaming, hearty chili!  This would go great with my homemade cinnamon roll recipe.  This past weekend, with my running partner and friend Casey serving as inspiration, I threw together a spicy chicken chili.  First, I have to explain why Casey get’s…

Catey Baby Berry Muffins

I am a single mother to two beautiful girls: Taylor and Caitlyn.  They are mini clean eaters and love helping me bake and cook.  My older daughter Taylor helps me pick out dinner recipes for the week, shops with me and even pitches in on the cooking and cleaning up.  My girls often inspire my…